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Don’t Be Scared to Sequence Your DNA

Dr. Liz Worthey says having your DNA sequenced can help avoid misdiagnoses and harmful drug interactions, among other things.

By S.C. Stuart

It now takes just 17 hours to sequence a human’s DNA. Once complete, a blueprint emerges with 6 billion pieces of data — or 3 billion base pairs — which take up nearly 1TB of storage.

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